Health Emergency Response System

The Health Emergency Response Office (HERO) is part of the University's and MHealth’s response system receiving 24/7 notification of all emergencies affecting the health sciences and all health incidents, emergencies or potential health emergencies on campus. HERO personnel follow a response procedure for determining the need for additional internal and external notifications and appropriate response actions.  Response resources managed by HERO include the following:

Department Operations Center / Emergency Operations Center

Safe Campus Health Emergencies website and electronic communications

Regional mutual aid agreement

Coordination with key partners

Campus Public Health Officer designation

Operations team

Exercises and drills